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Post by mimi cici on Sat Jan 15, 2011 4:24 pm

hello Dear Mates,can any one help me by providing:
1_A Clear Definition of constructivism
2_Ideas of Piaget concerning constructivism
3_Jerome Bruner's ideas concerning consructivism
4_George Kelly's ideas contructivism

I'll be thankful if you help me...
plz,i need it soon jouliya
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Re: Constructivism

Post by Londonhbb on Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:52 pm


Psychology for the Classroom: Constructivism and Social Learning provides a lively introduction to the much debated topics of talk and group collaboration in classrooms, and the development of interactive approaches to teaching. The authors provide a background to research in constructivist and social learning theory, offering a broad and practical analysis which focuses on contemporary issues and strategies, including the use of e-learning and multimedia. Throughout the book theory is linked with its practical implications for everyday teaching and learning and chapters incorporate:

the history of constructivist and social learning theory and key thinkers

pedagogical implications

practical strategies for the classroom

constructivist theory and e-learning.

Case studies and vignettes demonstrating best practice are used throughout the text, illustrating how monitored collaboration between learners can result in an effective learning environment where targets are met. Essential reading for practising teachers and students, this book is a valuable guide for those looking for provide effective teaching and learning within a constructivist framework.
File size: 1.455 MB
File type: pdf

Conent of the book
1 Introduction 1
An introduction to the constructivist movement 2
The beginnings of constructivist learning theory 4
An overview of the social constructivist approach to theory 6
Social constructivist ideas and some of their early
proponents 8
Piagetís genetic epistemology 10
Vygotskyís social learning 14
Brunerís learning theory 15
Banduraís social cognitive theory 16
Situated learning 16
Summary 19
Activities 19
2 Research: evidence drawn from current, recent and past
practice 20
Classroom success and social interaction 21
Social and emotional aspects of learning (SEAL) 22
Cooperation and collaboration in the classroom 26
The computer-based social learning environment 28
The socially constructed classroom 31
Summary 32
Activities 33
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3 Theory: the precepts of social constructivism and social
learning theory 34
Social interaction, thinking and engagement 35
Principles and planes 36
Scaffolding: planned and opportunistic 38
Modelling and thinking aloud 41
Extending the principles of social constructivism 41
Summary 43
Activities 43
4 Pedagogy: the rules, principles and theories that guide
current practice 44
The characteristics of a constructivist pedagogy 45
Being prepared for learning 49
Structure, sequence and alternatives 50
Cognitive apprenticeship 56
Social interaction and classroom talking 60
Supporting individuals through social interaction 65
Summary 66
Activities 67
5 Strategies 68
Strategies of a constructivist teacher 69
Vignette 1: activating prior knowledge 70
Vignette 2: computer-mediated collaboration 74
Vignette 3: working in pairs 78
Vignette 4: adults learning about teaching 81
Vignette 5: collaborating to learn 85
Vignette 6: cross-curriculum collaboration 87
Vignette 7: paired game making 90
Vignette 8: coming to a joint conclusion 92
Activities 95
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Re: Constructivism

Post by mimi cici on Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:51 pm

I'm really gratful for you lon,for u too sassy..........
Thanks a lot jouliya
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Re: Constructivism

Post by glourious on Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:35 pm

thanks for the book man! The time to use it has come Wink
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